Thunderstorm Detector
MODEL BTD-300 Thunderstorm Detector and Warning of Lightning Risk

Standalone lightning detector giving range and direction data to FAA requirements Unique quasi-electrostatic operating principle virtually eliminates false alarms Warns of overhead thunderstorm risk before the first lightning discharge

The BTD-300 Thunderstorm Detector is a standalone sensor that reliably detects the presence of all forms of lightning to a range of 83 km. The unique quasi electrostatic operating principle gives the detector a very low false alarm rate and the ability to warn of the risk of overhead lightning. Virtually maintenance free, the BTD-300 can operate with the supplied PC compatible display software, seamlessly integrate with sophisticated weather monitoring systems or directly activate local warning devices.

  • Warns of overhead lightning risk even before the first lightning discharge
  • Highly immune to radio interference which is the major cause of false alarms in traditional standalone detectors
  • 83 km (45 NM) detection range exceeds the US Federal Aviation Administration requirements
  • Detects cloud-to-ground and as well as weaker but more common cloud-to-cloud lightning
  • Detects charged precipitation
  • Meets FAA performance requirements for aerodrome use
  • Optional direction finder
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • 2 Years Warranty